By Noor Mirza-Rashid
We’ve distilled feminism into a shell of what it was supposed to be. Us applauding men and validating their fake feminism is part of the process of making feminism more “digestible” and more “palatable”. By celebrating the bare minimum, we’re reinforcing the notion that the only requirement of being a feminist is saying that you believe in equality.
Continue reading Why Do We Try so Hard to Make Feminism Palatable to Men?
By Katherine Hunt
After four days of waiting, on Saturday, November 7th, the election was called in favour of former vice-president Joseph R. Biden, making him the 46th President of the United States of America.
The long-awaited conclusion to this election has sparked joy across the United States. Videos from places like Pennsylvania, Georgia, New York, and Washington D.C. have shown people flooding the streets, cheering and waving flags. Many people are relieved because of this historic win, excitement reflected across the country. Continue reading The 2020 Election
By Madeleine Cho
Before reading this article read: Indigenous Voices: The First Encounter
“They invoked their Doctrine of Discovery. Everything has led us to what we live with today. Trauma, identity issues, loss of culture and language, and land disputes.”
Continue reading “Indigenous Voices: Doctrine of Discovery”
By Jasmine Miljure
On Monday, November 4th, 2019, a TDSB wide “cellphone ban” was placed in effect. Everyone knows that it’s ridiculous and a waste of time and effort. Why? One reason: nothing happened. Continue reading “The Phony Phone Ban”
By Madeleine Cho
When most of us think of the first European and Indigenous encounter, often we think of the European perspective of the whole affair. There is nothing wrong with this, not at all, but we must remember that to each human encounter, there are at least two sides to the story. In this case, it is the First Nations people and the Europeans. The reason for this column is to bring awareness of the past, present, and future from the perspective of Indigenous people.
Continue reading “Indigenous Voices: The First Encounter”
By Amar Ramic
On October 21st, 2019, Canadians went to the polling stations to determine the future leadership of the nation for the next four years. Some polls showed a tight race between the major parties, and those polls were correct to a degree, even when they were also incredibly wrong.
Continue reading “The Fault In Canadian Democracy”
By Kifi H.
(Art by Maia Fadd)
Are you a feminist? A simple question a lot of people shrug off or bluntly answer no to. Have you ever thought why, though? Why is it that we hear the word “Feminazi” before feminist. For what reason do we see overcorrection and extremism, instead of just an undermined correction? Continue reading “Are You A Feminist?”